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2015-2016 AIMS funding for Masters’ in Mathematical Sciences, Africa

AIMS offers funding for Masters in Mathematical Science to the students of Africa for the 2015-16 academic years. This is a one-year postgraduate course at AIMS Cameroon, AIMS Ghana, AIMS Senegal, AIMS South Africa and AIMS Tanzania. Applicants should hold, or anticipate completing by the start date of the AIMS course, a 4-year university degree in mathematics, or any science or engineering subject with a significant mathematics component. The application deadline is March 23, 2015.

Study Subject(s): AIMS offers an intensive one-year postgraduate course leading to a Master’s degree in Mathematical Sciences.
Course Level:
award is provided for master’s level of study.
Programme Provider: AIMS
Award can be taken at: Africa (AIMS will offer courses at Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania)

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Eligibility:
The course is currently open to students of African nationality.
-Applicants should hold, or anticipate completing by the start date of the AIMS course, a four-year university degree in mathematics (or corresponding), or any science or engineering subject with substantial mathematics component.
-An applicant’s record should demonstrate strong aptitude in mathematics.
-Each applicant will be required to provide the names and contact information of two referees, who we will contact on behalf of the applicant. Note that it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the referees do submit their references. Applications are not complete and will not be considered unless both referees have submitted their reports.
-An applicant must have a valid e-mail address to start the application process.
-Applications are considered incomplete until ALL relevant academic transcripts and certificates have been received, scanned as .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .txt, .pdf, .doc, .docx.

Open for International Students: Students of Africa can apply for this application programme.

Description: The AIMS Structured Master’s Programme is not a typical university programme. We look for the most talented and motivated students from across the African continent, recognising that grades are not always a good indication of potential. Taught by top international and local lecturers, the course is supported throughout by tutors who work closely with the lecturers and students. The course material is purposefully broad, allowing students to learn about a wide spectrum of mathematical topics and their applications before focusing on a specialised topic for their research project.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? All African students receive fully-funded positions which provide fully for travel, boarding and a small stipend. There are no tuition fees at AIMS.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Applicants who are accepted to the programme will be notified in early April. All applicants will know the outcome of their application by May 31st each year.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 23, 2015.

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